Humanities Action Lab Launch – January 05 and 06

As part of a two-day launch of its Humanities Action Lab (HAL), The New School initiates the HAL: Global Dialogues project, co-sponsored by the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility.

Global Dialogues: Mass Incarceration and Public Memory” will happen January 05 at 6pm. This is a moderated conversation between Glenn E. Martin (JustLeadershipUSA), Marc Mauer (Sentencing Project) and Tyrone Werts (Inside/Out Prison Exchange Program and The Lifers Public Safety Initiative). For futher information, click here.

THATCamp is an un-conference organized in collaboration with the American Historical Association January 6 9 am to 4:30 pm. THATCamp will discuss the HAL: Global Dialogues’ incarceration project from a Digital Humanities perspective. To participate, please register at the THATCamp website. For further information, click here.

The Humanities Action Lab (HAL) at The New School is an international hub for innovation in shared public scholarship connecting the humanities and design to foster engagement on urgent social issues. HAL’s Global Dialogues is a consortium of universities, community organizations, and public spaces that create internationally traveling public projects on the past, present, and future of pressing social issues.  Its first project explores histories and memories of incarceration to foster dialogue and action on justice policies.

 

January 05th at 6pm and 06th at 9am-4:30pm 2015
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnold Hall (Room I202)
55 West 13th street New York NY

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